Balkans citizens will have cheaper roaming prices and new tariffs

Balkans citizens will have cheaper roaming prices and new tariffs
 
 The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) reports that since July 1, the call prices throughout the Western Balkans have dropped significantly, where citizens of these countries will be able to talk, navigate ib Internet, send more SMS and pay a lot less.

According to the RCC, on average, the prices for outgoing calls have dropped to 65 percent, while for the Internet up to 78 percent, while in some cases these discounts go up to 99 percent.

"The price for outgoing calls in some cases ranges up to 0.08 euros, while the price for internet browsing (date) is reduced to 0.03 euros, depending on the operator. By comparing prices in the region by June 30 and since today, it is noticed that these are the maximum prices set by the regulators," reads the RCC's announcement.

The prices for June 30 for outgoing calls by the Kosovar operators were € 1.75 per minute, for received calls € 0.50, for SMS 0.30 euros, while Internet price was € 2 per MB.

Whereas, with the latest agreement, starting on July 1, the outgoing calls will cost 0.15 euros, or 91 percent less, the incoming calls 0.047 euros or 90 percent less, an SMS will cost 0.04 euros or 85 percent less, while an online MB will only cost 0.04 euros or 98 percent decrease.

At the Second Digital Summit, representatives of the Western Balkan countries have signed the agreement on the abolition of roaming service prices, which is implemented in the framework of telecommunications.

In April 2018 at the first Digital Summit held in Skopje, the reduction of the price of romance among the Balkan countries was announced as a requirement of the European Union as a form of facilitation for communication between citizens.

Kosovo and Albania have begun implementing the agreement

The Minister of Economic Development, Valzdrin Lluka, announced that the Albanian state has begun implementing the roaming agreement with Kosovo.

Also, RCC General Secretary Majlinda Bregu had announced that the implementation of the agreement on the removal of roaming Kosovo-Albania will begin on July 1st.
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